Celebrate Easter in singing time with these Easter Primary singing time ideas! Choose between an Easter themed singing time and sing any songs, or teach a favorite Easter Primary song!
My Primary’s absolute Easter favorite is Did Jesus Really Live Again with the interactive poster – it’s just SO cool and mesmerizing! But don’t skip adding handbells to any of your Easter singing time activities. Next to Christmas, Easter is a wonderful time time to bring in handbells!
Easter Singing Time Ideas for Primary
These Easter Primary singing time ideas are divided into categories (click on the link to jump to that section):
- Children’s Songbook Primary Easter Songs
- Easter Themed Singing Time Ideas
- Easter Songs in the Friend Magazine
And by all means, if you have an Easter singing time activity to add, please leave a comment!!
Primary Singing Time Easter Songs to Sing
2. Jesus Has Risen
Jesus Has Risen is another favorite Easter Primary song. Several Jesus Has Risen singing time ideas include an Easter egg hunt, pictures of Christ, coloring pages and of course handbells!
3. Easter Hosanna
To teach Easter Hosanna in singing time, you’ll love Sharla Dance’s scarf actions, Gospel Art Book pictures, handbells and more!
4. When He Comes Again
What child doesn’t wonder when Jesus is coming agin? Teach this classic Primary song, When He Comes Again in singing time using finger air drawings, coloring pages and more!
5. Beautiful Savior
Beautiful Savior is probably my favorite Easter Primary song to sing! It’s so (for lack of a better word) beautiful! Especially with simplified ASL and handbells on the descant. You’ll love teaching Beautiful Savior using simplified ASL.
6. This is My Beloved Son
7. Had I Been a Child
Teach Had I Been a Child in singing time with this lesson plan that focuses on directive listening questions.
Teach the Primary song Hosanna in singing time using handbells. Handbells add a perfect touch to this Easter Primary song.
9. Tell Me the Stories of Jesus
What better way to celebrate Easter in singing time than with the stories of Jesus! Teach Tell Me the Stories of Jesus using any of these singing time ideas!
10. I Feel My Savior's Love
What better time to teach about the Savior’s love than at Easter? Teach I Feel My Savior’s Love using any of these singing time ideas including scarf actions or Sharla Dance to only name a few.
Easter Primary Singing Time Ideas
Try these Easter themed singing time ideas to help your Primary prepare for Easter. Most of these ideas are adapted from activities from the Friend.
11. He Is Risen!
The March 2021 Friend magazine has a fantastic activity entitled He Is Risen! that I easily adapted into an Easter themed singing time lesson plan!
12. The First Easter
There is another gold mine in the April 2020 Friend entitled The First Easter that is easily adaptable into a singing time lesson! Perfect for home-centered singing time as well!
13. The Miracle of Easter
Another wonderful Easter singing time activity from The Friend! It’s called The Miracle of Easter that is easily adapted into an Easter singing time idea.
14. Easter Egg Review
Review any songs in singing time with this Easter egg singing time review activity!
15. Seven Days Until Easter
Another Friend activity for the win! The March 2018 Friend and has this Easter activity called Seven Days Until Easter that also works well in singing time!.
16. One Step. Closer to Easte
Get your Primary One Step Closer to Easter with this Easter singing time idea from the March 2016 Friend magazine.
17. Getting Ready for Easter
Getting ready for Easter is easy with this Getting Ready For Easter singing time idea adapted from the March 2015 Friend magazine.
18. Easter Footsteps
Move a picture of Christ through all the events leading up to the resurrection with Primary songs! This Easter Footsteps singing time idea is adapted from the March 2013 Friend magazine.
Easter Songs in the Friend
If you are looking for an Easter song published by the Church but not in the Children’s Songbook, try these suggestions:
If you are looking for a new favorite Easter Primary song, look no further! Teach Gethsemane in singing time and you won’t be disappointed!
20. The Miracle
Another song that’s bound to be a favorite is The Miracle.. Teach The Miracle in singing time using the stories of Jesus with scarf actions.
Because by Shawna Edwards is another Easter song that’s perfect to teach to your Primary!
What are your Easter Singing Time Ideas?
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